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Brian Hockett

Partner

St. Louis
314 552 6461 direct

Brian Hockett practices in the firm's Financial Restructuring group.

Brian's practice focuses on protecting and advancing the financial interests of secured creditors, unsecured creditors, landlords, and debtors in all aspects of debtor-creditor relationships, including work out, foreclosure, litigation, and bankruptcy.

Brian represents clients in bankruptcy cases and in adversary proceedings. In addition to work in bankruptcy court, Brian has extensive experience representing clients in state and federal courts primarily in debtor-creditor disputes, and often in cases involving pre-judgment remedies and post-judgment enforcement.

Thompson Coburn Publications

Major update to bankruptcy forms effective December 1, 2015

TCLEs

Seven Things You Should Know About the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act

Dealing with Financially Troubled Customers Outside and Inside of Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy 101: Bankruptcy Basics

Blogs

Supreme Court’s discharge exception ruling gives creditors more options

7 things you should know about the new Missouri Commercial Receivership Act

New value defense preserved for three-party transactions

Publications

"Supreme Court's discharge exception ruling gives creditors more options";
The Credit Report Blog, June 2016

"New value defense preserved for three-party transactions";
The Credit Report Blog, April 2014

"Payment of 'Stub Rent' in Commercial Tenant Bankruptcy Cases";
ABA Real Property, Trust & Estate Section eReport, October 2010

"Discharge and Dischargeability Chapter";
Missouri Bar CLE Bankruptcy Practice Deskbook (2nd Ed.), 2007

Presentations

"Petitioners Beware: Issues in Involuntary Cases Under Section 303, Chicago Bar Association, The Hon. Robert E. Ginsberg Annual Program on Commercial Law Presents: Current Cases and Trends"
November 2016

"The New Missouri Commercial Receivership Act" Missouri Chapter - Panel Presentation,
Turnaround Management Association July 2016

"Seven Things You Should Know About the New Missouri Commercial Receivership Act" TCLE,
Thompson Coburn LLP June 2016

"Dealing with Financially Troubled Customers Outside and Inside Bankruptcy";
TCLE, Thompson Coburn LLP, September 2015

"What's Hot in Preference Law";
National Associations of Credit Managers, National Metal Recyclers Credit Group Meeting, March 2015

"Receiverships In Missouri and Proposed Receivership Code";
21st Bank Legal Issues Conference, Missouri Bankers Associations, October 2014

"Don't Wander Off the Path: Complying with Garnishments After New Statutory Changes";
TC HR Summit, Thompson Coburn LLP, March 2015

"Bankruptcy 101: Basic Introduction to Bankruptcy";
TCLE, Thompson Coburn LLP, August 2014

"Landlord or Tenant Files Bankruptcy";
Landlord-Tenant Law, Sterling Education Services, Inc., July 2012

"2011 Amendments to Revised Article 9";
Missouri Bar Commercial Law Webinar, November 2011

"Update on Discharge and Dischargeability";
Missouri Bar Annual Bankruptcy Institute, February 2011